The Science Of Compassion

Being Compassionate Makes You Feel Good

“When people are less focused on self and the problems of the self, there is a kind of alleviation of stress. There is nothing like reaching out and contributing to the lives of others to give a person, first of all a sense of significance and purpose…”
- Stephen Post

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The scientific evidence suggests that compassion is good for your health and for the world...

  • to flourish and thrive one must be compassionate;
  • being compassionate increases longevity up to twofold;
  • being compassionate decreases your stress and decreases markers of inflammation;
  • being compassionate is what we were fundamentally designed for.
Science Of Compassion

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Kroger Community Rewards

Did you know that you can help create a more compassionate Atlanta every time you go to the supermarket?

If you have a registered Kroger Plus Card (available for free at the Customer Service desk in every Kroger store) and a Kroger Community Rewards online account, and choose us as your designated non-profit organization, your purchases will begin earning rewards for Compassionate Atlanta within 7 to 10 business days!

Amazon Smile

Register your Amazon.com account, make Compassionate Atlanta your charity of choice, and Amazon will donate 5% of eligible purchases to help us raise the voice of compassion throughout the city!